Tag: Tai Chi

Changes to the Tai Chi schedule

Carol Emerson Beginning March 1, the schedule for Tai Chi classes will change. There will be one beginning class, one intermediate and one advanced class each week, all on the weekend. We hope you will be able to take advantage of this wonderful way to keep fit. Tai Chi has always been a key component…

3 levels of Tai Chi classes

What is Tai Chi? Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art practiced as a series of individual movements flowing smoothly from one to another in sequence. It is practiced primarily for health and wellbeing with major benefits being enhanced balance and fall prevention. By practicing Tai Chi, the body becomes stronger and more supple…

Is Tai Chi for me?

You probably have heard all the raves about how great Tai Chi can be for our health and well-being but you may not be sure it would really suit your personality, physical abilities or interests. Here are some guidelines to help you decide. Tai Chi might be for you: 1. If you want to work…

The many benefits of Tai Chi

Carol Emerson Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art dating back to the twelfth century. Over the years it has been found to be an excellent way to improve and maintain both physical and emotional health. It is also a wonderful way to build strength and balance while alleviating stress and anxiety. Some of…

New Tai Chi schedule

Carol Emerson We have made some changes to the Tai Chi class schedule which include moving all of the classes to HOA 1 and taking a bit of a vacation during the month of August. Also, starting in September, we are replacing the Thursday beginning class with one on Sunday to accommodate people who work.…

How Tai Chi builds health and vitality

Carol Emerson Studies have shown that there are many health benefits from practicing Tai Chi. These may include: Improved functional balance and physical performance Reduced frequency of falls and risk of falling Lowered blood pressure Improved mental and physical wellbeing Improved cardiovascular and respiratory function Improved sleep quality Increased happiness (really) Enhanced overall health Pain…